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Blog Posts By: Scott Hayes

How New Health Care Options Will Help Those with Substance Use and/or Mental Disorder

September 20, 2011


Recently, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations (SAMHSA) released a new survey that showed the use of illicit drugs among Americans increased between 2008 and 2010. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) shows that 22.6 million Americans 12 or older (8.9-percent of the population) were current illicit drug users. Another […]


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